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CREEM and the Origins of Rock Writing

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Topics include:  The state of music writing before the mid- to late 1960s; the original visions of the pioneer magazines; music and the New Left/counterculture; women in the “boy’s club.”

Suggested reading:  “Lesley Gore: They Don’t Own Her,” Let It Rock, (1975); “Big (Fleetwood) Mac: The Cover Story,” Rolling Stone (1978); “Perils of Rock Criticism,Rock & Rap Confidential, (1994)

Land of Hope and Dreams: CREEM and the Origins of Rock Writing

Gavin Martin on Dave Marsh and James Brown

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